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What does 245-T stand for?

245-T stands for 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (herbicide)

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hexachlorocyclohexane and polychloroborane isomers and 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T)], environmental degradation and the bioactivity of resulting photoproducts and metabolites, pesticide photochemistry (including the use of structural optimization, photostabilizers, and photosensitizers to achieve suitable persistence), the presence of multiple active ingredients in botanical insecticides, the need to consider compounds with common mechanisms of action, issues related to primary and secondary targets, and chemically induced or genetically modified changes in plant biochemistry.
Historical Interest of 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid: 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) was a widely used broadleaf herbicide until being phased out starting in the late 1970s.
The unique congener pattern [TCDD was the major (70-80%) contributor to the toxic equivalent (TEQ) (38,39)] suggested that the community was exposed to a TCDD-contaminated stock of the herbicide 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T), similar to the defoliant Agent Orange that was used in Vietnam.
employees of factories located in Newark, New Jersey, and Verona, Missouri, involved in the manufacture of 2,4,5-trichlorophenol and the associated herbicide 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T, no longer used in Europe or North America) (21,22); residents of Seveso, Italy, where a 1976 explosion at a 2,4,5-trichlorophenol factory exposed local residents to TCDD (23); and U.